About this Course

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Beginner Level

F​amiliarity with the R programming language

Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • D​istinguish between tidy and non-tidy data

  • Describe how non-tidy data can be transformed into tidy data

  • D​escribe the Tidyverse ecosystem of packages

  • O​rganize and initialize a data science project

Skills you will gain

Data ManagementData Visualization (DataViz)R Programmingtidying data
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Beginner Level

F​amiliarity with the R programming language

Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

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Johns Hopkins University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Tidy Data

2 hours to complete
6 readings
6 readings
About This Course3m
Data Terminology10m
Principles of Tidy Data10m
Tidy Data Are Rectangular10m
Tidy Data Benefits10m
Rules for Storing Tidy Data10m
2 practice exercises
Principles of tidy data quiz30m
Tidy Data Rules Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

From Non-Tidy –> Tidy

1 hour to complete
3 readings
3 readings
Common problems with messy datasets10m
Examples of untidy data10m
Tidying untidy data10m
1 practice exercise
Messy Data Quiz30m
1 hour to complete

The Data Science Life Cycle & Tidyverse Ecosystem

1 hour to complete
5 readings
5 readings
The Data Science Life Cycle10m
Reading Data into R10m
Data Tidying10m
Data Visualization10m
Data Modeling10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Data Science Project Organization & Workflows

2 hours to complete
6 readings
6 readings
RStudio Projects10m
File Paths10m
The here package10m
File Naming20m
Project Template: Everything In Its Place10m
Data Science Workflows10m
2 practice exercises
File Naming and here Package Quiz30m
Project Organizing Quiz30m
1 hour to complete

Case Studies

1 hour to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Case Study #1: Health Expenditures10m
Case Study #2: Firearms10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Project: Organizing a New Data Science Project

1 hour to complete

About the Tidyverse Skills for Data Science in R Specialization

Tidyverse Skills for Data Science in R

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